I would let them run and play so they would get tired or let them watch a movie or play in water something to keep them active so they will be tired around that time
Try reading a story, playing outside so they can run around, watch a movie. I couldn't get my little cousin to sleep so I put on a movie and she fell right asleep. Her brother has been known to fall asleep during the middle of a story.Best way to enterian my kid at home during teacher inservice day?
Ok, I'm more concerned with why you're forcing an 8 year old go to sleep before 3:00...at that age, they don't generally nap anymore and the child should be active at 3:00 - not sleeping.Best way to deal with fussy five year old?
play with him/her really hard before hand, or pretend to take a nap yoursef, so that maybe the kid will get bored and actually fall asleep.How do I get my 8 month old to crawl?
read him a story...Is there a way to prevent SIDS?